Sports, hurricanes and construction – New Official Publications 12.03.18

Newly published official publications from :

The European Union

General view of the Plenary chamber in Brussels – PHS Hemicycle – Plenary session week 46 2014

Sports Statistics 2018 Edition. “Thanks to cooperation between Eurostat and the Directorate General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture (DG EAC), such statistics have been disseminated regularly since 2015.”

Toward climate change impact: Vectors carrying viral infection : what we should know – Study.Mosquitoes and ticks can transmit viruses to humans. They can be either direct vectors without any intermediate host (as is the case for mosquitoes) or have an intermediate host (as is the case for ticks). This report provides; information about the vectors, viruses and the detection methods; the most recent literature data about their distribution, particularly in Europe; ZIKV in comparison with the recent extensive media attention given to this with the scientific results, in order to avoid the spread of fake news (incorrect scientific news); mosquito control strategies”

The impact of the common agricultural policy on developing countries. Being the biggest world agri-food importer and exporter, the European Union plays an important role in international agricultural markets. The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has considerable influence on international agri-food market. There are concerns about the coherence of the CAP support with environmental and climate objectives. Although the 2014-2020 CAP made progress towards ensuring policy coherence, more has to be made in the future CAP reform, particularly with reference to international commitment on climate change.”

The Scottish Parliament and Government

Scottish Parliament

Image © Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body – 2012. Licensed under the Open Scottish Parliament Licence v1.0.

The Impact of the Use of Pre-Recorded Evidence on Juror Decision-Making: An Evidence Review. “This paper summarises and evaluates existing evidence on the impact upon juror decision-making of the use of pre-recorded evidence and/or live-link testimony by child and vulnerable adult witnesses in criminal trials across a range of legal jurisdictions.”

The Gender Paygap: Facts and Figures 2017. “This briefing looks at the latest figures from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) from the Office for National Statistics. It provides a range of data looking at the gender pay gap.”

Criminal  Proceedings in Scotland, 2016-17. “Statistics are presented on criminal proceedings concluded in Scottish courts and on a range of measures available as alternatives to prosecution, which are issued by the police and by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service”

Westminster and the UK Government

House of Commons Library (c) Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament

House of Commons Library (c) Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament

The future of working practices in Scotland “Technological developments, new business models and changes in consumer behaviour [have] created new opportunities in Scotland and across the UK, but there are concerns that it has also led to an increase in low paid and insecure employment and has shifted the relationship between many businesses and their labour force.”

The UK’s response to hurricanes in its Overseas Territories explores “the Foreign Office’s response to the devastating hurricanes that affected British Overseas Territories in the Caribbean during September 2017.”

Syria: what next? “The battle against ISIS in Syria has been largely won, yet the violence may even be getting worse.”

Office for National Statistics

Personal well-being in the UK: October 2016 to September 2017. “Estimates of personal well-being in the UK, with analysis by country, age and sex.”

UK input-output analytical tables. “Product by industry, product by product and further analyses tables”

Construction output in Great Britain: January 2018 and new orders October to December 2017 “Short-term measures of output by the construction industry in Great Britain and contracts awarded for new construction work in the UK.”

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